CHARLES BOWEN

Photograph and extra information courtesy of Ed Bowen

Born: 1900, Old Windsor, Berkshire.

Died: 25th October 1918; age: 18; Died of Spinal Fever at Military Hospital, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich. His mother, Florence was present at the time of death.

Residence: 5, Abbey Cottages, Albany Road, Old Windsor, Berkshire.

Occupation: Coal Merchant.

Enlistment Location: Reading, Berkshire.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: TR/27718.

Regiment: Warwickshire Regiment, 15th (Reserve) Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

D.30.20.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Florence Bowen, of 5, Abbey Villas, Albany Road, Old Windsor, Berkshire.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   2, Berkley Place, Old Windsor, Berkshire.

 

Charles was 8 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Thomas Bowen, 31, a General Labourer, born Old Windsor.

Florence Casta Bowen (nee Regalini), 32, a Laundress – at home, born Kilburn, London.

Dorothy Agnes Bowen, 5, born Old Windsor.

George Bowen, 3, born Old Windsor.

 

1911   5, Abbey Cottages, Albany Road, Old Windsor, Berkshire.

 

Charles was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George, 41, a General Labourer – Windsor Town Council.

Florence, 42.

George, 13.

Florence Kate Bowen, 7, born Old Windsor.

Cecile May Bowen, 5, born Old Windsor.

Wilfred Donald Bowen, 2, born Old Windsor.

Stella Bowen, 3 months, born Old Windsor.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to George T. Bowen – father.

    Charles and his sister Dorothy

Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at the Old Windsor Memorial Hall, Straight Road, Old Windsor, Berkshire.

http://www.rbwm.gov.uk/search/fkac/person.asp?i=740&c=p&s=w

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